Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Peter Gotti’s lawyer - ‘Stevie Wonder could see’ mobster is changed man

Prosecutors argue that Gotti’s illnesses — including an enlarged prostate, gastric reflux and early onset dementia — won’t impede his ability to order hits or carry out other crime family business. Lawyers for the former Gambino acting boss continue attempts to spring their ailing client from prison on compassionate release 17 years into his 25-year sentence. “He is a very sick old man who simply wants to die, when the time comes, at home.”

The feds maintain that Gotti, brother of “Teflon Don” John Gotti, is still a danger to the community.

Stevie Wonder in 1973.
Peter Arthur Gotti, "One Eyed Pete", "Petey Boy", "One Eye", is a New York mobster and former boss of the Gambinos. John J. Gotti did not believe his brother even had the ability to belong to Cosa Nostra, which may have led to Peter's reputation as "the Dumbest Don."

In 1999, Gambino acting boss John A. Gotti was sent to prison and Peter became the new acting boss, with assistance from capos Nicholas "Little Nick" Corozzo, and John "Jackie Nose" D'Amico.
The three mobsters formed a "Committee" which ran the day-to-day operations of the Family.